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GRTC
June 22, 2018 - 4:41 pm
RICHMOND, VA (June 1, 2018) – Here are some tips for City of Richmond residents, workers, employers and visitors as the June 24 date for The Great Richmond Reroute approaches: 1. Check out the Greater Richmond Transit Company’s website, www.RideGRTC.com . There you’ll find a wealth of information...
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(Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 4:21 pm
By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia's two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement...
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(Dreamstime)
June 22, 2018 - 3:53 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller's office want to bar former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort from arguing at his Virginia trial that he's a victim of vindictive prosecution. Mueller's lawyers filed their motion Friday in federal court in Alexandria ahead...
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dreamstime
June 22, 2018 - 3:39 pm
RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) would like to once again advise recreational boaters to use extreme caution this upcoming weekend and into the summer as heat and unstable weather systems are leading to flash flooding in many areas. DGIF Conservation Police...
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(Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 12:43 pm
By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press Eds: Freshens summary. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia's two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten...
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(Picture via Richmond International Airport Operations)
June 22, 2018 - 10:47 am
Sandston, VA (wrva.com) -- Richmond received heavy rain overnight Thursday into Friday, but that rain became almost staionary around the airport, according to NBC12 Meteorologist Megan Wise. Wise says seven inches of rain fell in the East End, leading to flooding of roads, and even the airport...
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dreamstime
June 21, 2018 - 5:45 pm
RICHMOND – The Virginia State Police has recently been alerted to an alarming increase in phone scams targeting seniors and, especially, convicted sex offenders. The consistent theme among these scams has been phone fraudsters threatening people into paying hundreds of dollars in gift cards to the...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 21, 2018 - 3:03 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) - Governor Ralph Northam (D) has ordered Public Safety Secretary Brian Moran and the Department of Juvenile Justice to investigate allegations of abuse at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center. The order follows a report by the Associated Press that immigrant children being...
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United states court of appeals, Richmond, Virginia. (Dreamstime)
(Dreamstime)
June 21, 2018 - 1:38 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court says a sniper serving life in prison after terrorizing the Washington, D.C., region as a teenager must get new sentencing hearings. Thursday's decision denies an appeal by prosecutors who said they already complied with the requirements of the Supreme...
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(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File)
June 21, 2018 - 10:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under two decades-old Supreme Court decisions that impacted online sales tax collection. The high...
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